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Costco takes meat hot dogs off menu to make room for vegan food

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    COSTCO TAKES MEAT HOT DOGS OFF MENU TO MAKE ROOM FOR VEGAN FOOD
    By Nadia Murray-Ragg


    This is an amazing time we are living in. It seems like a week doesn't go by before another vegan news item hits the streets. Although Live Kindly isn't what anyone would call Mainstream, this particular article found it's way into my Google News Aggregator.

    I never go to Costco. But a lot of my friends make weekly pilgrimages. I know they all love the hot dogs. I want to hear their reactions to this.

    According to the article Costco launched a product like the Beyond Meat patty and sold a million of them in the first two months. Frozen meatless patties aren't what I would call "real vegan food" and I doubt anyone would call it WFPB. But it reminds me of an article I read about animal rights advocacy years ago. The author was definitely of the opinion that our efforts should be to convert ten people halfway than to convert one person all the way (or something like that). No matter what, this is a step in the right direction. Go, Vegans!

    For the full story, click below.
    https://www.livekindly.co/costco-hot-dogs-vegan-food/
     
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    Sadly, in Canada they're not doing this. I heard them say on the radio that Canadian Costco members need not worry about losing their beloved tube steak.

    This headline should read "Costco cuts Polish hot dogs in the U.S. — but Canadian stores are still not safe"

    https://globalnews.ca/news/4322673/costco-canada-polish-hot-dogs/
     
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    Yeah this was happening in LA about a year ago. My roommate at the time, a vegetarian, excitedly brought me something to try on her weekly Costco trip. LA was likely a test city, not a huge leap as to why, large and urban enough but also veg friendly enough to take the risk.

    Veganism needs to go mainstream. If Chipotles and Costcos have to be involved I guess that's just reality at work, Rome wasn't built in a day.
     
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    It's funny because I think of Canada as being so progressive, and England at large has grown more vegan friendly as a whole while the US is only vegan abundant in places like LA, Portland, Brooklyn and liberal coastal Northern California.

    I now picture Canada being full of Hillary Clinton voters who like universal health care but think veganism detracts from race issues (like African children having their soy and grain stolen to feed to Western steer isn't a race issue).

    Or is it actually just full of hunters? We get the weird liberal hunters in NorCal.
     
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    "Tube steak"

    lol
     

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